Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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WMI performance monitors not available

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter (Service Pack) I am trying to query the following counters, but getting the error 'Invalid Query' in wbemtest.exe Win32_PerfRawData_PerfOS_Memory ...
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Invalid image file when adding install.wim to wds image

When trying to add the install.wim file from the Windows 10 iso to WDS install image, I get a error message. "Invalid Image file - The file does not contain a valid install image". The iso is ...
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Overcoming the 1024 character limit with setx

I am trying to set environment variables using the setx command, such as follows setx PATH "f:\common tools\git\bin;f:\common tools\python\app;f:\common tools\python\app\scripts;f:\common ...
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win server 2012 r2 - change existing certificats private key to NOT exportable

I set up my own PKI. everything is working fine until the point that I realize that my subCAs certificate has an exportable private key. My rootCA is a debian machine and the subCA is a win server ...
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Windows 2008 Firewall - How do I restrict HTTP inbound to specific IP?

My goal is to restrict all HTTP inbound requests to a specific IP addresses. I thought it would be a simple process - but I am not getting the result desired I have modified a predefined rule called ...
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Server automatically shuts down at night for no apparent reason

Since a couple of weeks, I find my Windows 2008 R2 Server down every morning. I have checked the battery and it is not the problem. I turn ON the machine and it works normally, until it shuts down on ...
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Domain forwarding for domain that is both internal and external

Seeing as I’m on the same network as my company’s webserver I have set up an internal domain server (Windows Server 2008 R2) to forward request to our domain to the correct internal IP (i.e. ...
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Why can't domain Users map network drives?

I have a domain controller set up with some shared folders. I have multiple users with different levels of access to the shared folders. I tried to use the GPO to map the network drives and it didn't ...
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Enable .NET Framework 4.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 as feature

How do I enable .NET Framework 4.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 as a feature? i've already installed the full profile installer but whenever I wish to add 4.0 as a feature to a specific role, it does not ...
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Enabling PowerShell ISE or OutGrid View, reboot required?

I would like to use an OutGrid View in one my powershell scripts. According to MSDN, in Windows Servers this feature is not enabled by default in PowerShell 2.0. Apparently, the only way to enable ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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How to run an Access script using windows task scheduler

I have a VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and want to use the Task Scheduler to run an Access script. This script will do some stuff and then close. I've already written and tested the ...
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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How to autostart a node.js instance on Windows 2008 R2 as Administrator on boot?

I've created a batch file and placed it in autostart folder on Win 2008 R2 (AWS) This node.js script simply waits for a request from another AWS instance and launches a Watir-Webdriver session with ...
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windows 2012 r2 rdp lost connection every 5 seconds

I have a weird problem, windows 2012 r2 rdp established but lost the connection every 10 seconds (windows vps from several providers ) I have tried windows 2008 vps and the connection works without ...
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WHS 2011 error code '2155348249' when trying to make a server backup: low disk space for Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

When I try to start the windows server backup it fails because of empty disk space. I get the following error message in the event log: The backup operation that started at xxx has failed because ...
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W32Time not synchronizing with PDC after /syncfromflags:domhier

We have two domain controllers on a local network: Zeus [PDC] Neptune Zeus is configured to pull from an external time source and is set as reliable: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:0.pool.ntp.org ...
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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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How do I assign Windows Firewall profiles to network interfaces from the command line?

I would like to assign Windows Firewall's public profile to the public Ethernet interface and the private profile to the private Ethernet interface. I can do this with the GUI via Open Windows ...
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How do you install .net4 on a Server 2008 r2 machine through psremoting in powershell?

I need to write a script that installs .net 4 remotely using powershell to a group of Server 2008 R2 machines. I based my script off of ...
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How to set boot disk flag with diskpart

My Windows Server 2008 R2 won't start and stops with Stop 7B, so I start the recovery console and use diskpart to check the disk. There are to partitions one of Type 17 and one of type 07, the detail ...
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Standardise domain user startup screens & user roaming profile using Windows Server 2008 R2

I wish to enable a standard logon domain user screens using Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 client workstations. I wish to know whether this can be done using a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
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Cannot remove encryption from files on Windows 2008 R2

I have noticed that all of my web application files turned green color, which means they are encrypted. I have never applied encryption to these files. When I right-click the file, then go to ...
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ODBCAD.exe same datasource in system32 and syswow64

Currently i want to proof, which odbc data sources are configurated on a windows server 2008 R2 machine. When i open system32/odbcad32.exe and SysWow64/odbcad32.exe, they contains the same sources ...
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Denied user shows recent logon time

We have a terminal server that is restricted to specific users via an Active Directory group. One user had access, but back in March 2015, his access was removed. When I run Get-WmiObject -class ...
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Windows 2008 Folder redirection doesn't seem to work for some folders - Group Policy propagation issue

Tearing my hair out - hoping someone can spot my (probably obvious) mistake: I'm setting up a home LAN running Windows 2008 R2 with Windows 7 Ultimate clients. I'm trying to redirect the various ...
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How can I automate zipping and deletion of directories using built-in Windows Server Zip?

I am looking to get some up-to-date advice on how to automate the following process within Windows Server (no 3rd-party utils can be used).. Zip directories (sometimes nested e.g. ...
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Hiding the desktop on Remote Desktop connection?

I have RDP currently set to launch a program upon connection but I don't want the user to be able to see the desktop at all, just run the one program. Any way to do this? RDP host is Windows Server ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
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ACT!: Resolution of the dependency failed, type=“Act.UI.ActApplication”,name="

Issue Resolution of the dependency failed, type="Act.UI.ActApplication",name="".Exception message is: the current build operation (build key Build Key{Act.UI.ActApplication,null}) failed: The process ...
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Will Windows notify me if there is a S.M.A.R.T warning?

If there are S.M.A.R.T. warnings, will Windows (7, 2008 Server) notify me that the disk may die soon? Or do I need to install some 3rd party notification software?
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Mac client on AD domain - individual folder redirection

I'm trying to configure a home network with Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 / Mac Mountain Lion clients. I have a separate NAS drive, which I want to host all home folders as well as a central store of ...
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Cannot change startup page in any browser in Windows

After installing some program the startup page of my Google Chrome, Firefox and IE changed to http://esurf.biz/?ssid=1444355424&a=1008443. When I open any browser the startup page directs me to ...
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Could not connect to remote MSSQL server

I am having a Microsoft Azure cloud server with Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter operating system and I have a web application running in it. I use this server as a testing server and hence no reserved IP ...
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Getting “System error 1067” when installing OpenSSH

I try to install this OpenSSH package on windows Server 2008 R2. I applied all steps (except the firewall one) and all passed succesfully. When I try this command net start sshd I get this ...
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Why do UDP Packets stop being sent if TTL Expire message received?

I have a program that sends UDP packets to devices as part of a task. If during this task, any of the targeted IP addresses causes a TTL Expired packet to be received, the program can no longer get ...
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'New' disappeared from all the context menus in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2) machine. Today onwards 'New' option disappeared from all the context menus. Because of this I cannot create a new folder, text document, word document or ...
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Cannot ping this one mail address

I have set up a new computer running server 2008. this server does AD/DHCP and DNS. I am having this strange issue on all my clients computers. They were all complaining that they were not able to ...
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Windows 2012 r2 shutdown randomly

I've been suffering a while from a problem on IBM server having windows 2012 R2 with RDS and Hyper V developers are using RDS to connect on this machine or on the Hyper V virtual servers the Visual ...
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Virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

I have a Virtual Machine that is currently configured with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and 8 cores are being allocated to the machine through Vsphere. (8 virtual sockets and 1 core per socket). ...
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how to increase number of remote desktop connections through registry or command line?

I want to increase number of remote desktop connections through automation.(number of sessions, overall not for single user). I can do this manually by from here. Double click Limit number of ...
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Creating an ssh tunnel over http_proxy for software activation

Environment: Corporate internal network, with only a proxy server and proxy authentication as a window out. Installing a piece of software on Windows Server 2008 R2 (or 2012 R2). Scenario: I have ...
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How to fix FTP Login Error?

After setting up FTP account for user the following message appears after trying to login to Filezilla: Response: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible. Error: Critical error: ...
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Get-VM for a hyper-v , what are the differecnes between VMName & Name

I want to get a list of VMS for a Hyper-V server, so I run the following command , to get the VMs details inside hyper-v server named "hyperV01":- PS C:\Windows\system32> Invoke-Command ...
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Windows 10 on 2008 R2 Hyper-V - No network adapter

i have an Windows Server 2008 R2 which is running as an Hyper-V host here. I tried to migrate a Windows 10 physical notebook to an Hyper-V guest by using the Disk2Vhd tool from Technet. It's booting ...
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IIS Connection from VPN Remote Server

I have a website hosted on IIS Web Server on my Windows Server. The website is running on port: 7777. Telnet from the remote server is working on this port. But when they try to make HTTPPostRequest ...
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Network internet temporary used with account for each customer

I am IT technical support in a school We have internet shared over WIFI we have 2 essid ,1 used for employees and managment to share folders on network and 2nd ine used for teachers and employees to ...
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Don't understand why I need an elevated token to access a folder with full access

I've searched around for this, and all I can find is the usual "i'm an admin but need to elevate" kind of questions. This isn't quite the same. I have a D drive on a file server (2008 r2 and same ...